The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 81 58 99
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +41
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 203 265 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.19% 3.77% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 7.09% 8.60% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 157 215 158
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2864 3082 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.03% 43.79% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2472 2843
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 108 £30,000 -7.69% 25
Lancashire -8 33 £38,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -38 32 £34,750 +2.65% 16
Merseyside +22 28 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cumbria -8 1 £65,000 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 350 (76.92%) Windows
2 318 (69.89%) VMware
3 235 (51.65%) Microsoft
4 214 (47.03%) Active Directory
5 212 (46.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 142 (31.21%) Cisco
7 124 (27.25%) MS Excel
8 123 (27.03%) MS Exchange
9 115 (25.27%) XenApp
10 109 (23.96%) XenDesktop
11 103 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 99 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 95 (20.88%) ITIL
14 94 (20.66%) SAN
14 94 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 93 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 85 (18.68%) Windows 7
17 83 (18.24%) NetApp
17 83 (18.24%) Data Centre
18 81 (17.80%) DNS
19 80 (17.58%) HP
20 77 (16.92%) DHCP
21 76 (16.70%) SQL Server
21 76 (16.70%) Firewall
22 74 (16.26%) MS Office
23 72 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
24 71 (15.60%) SQL
24 71 (15.60%) MCSE
24 71 (15.60%) Migration
25 70 (15.38%) LAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 123 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 72 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (6.81%) IIS
6 26 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (5.71%) SharePoint
7 20 (4.40%) Lync
8 10 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (1.76%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 5 (1.10%) Apache
11 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.66%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.44%) Site Server
13 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) JBoss
13 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 124 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 74 (16.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.44%) Exstream
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.01%) Office 365
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 94 (20.66%) SAN
2 81 (17.80%) DNS
3 77 (16.92%) DHCP
4 76 (16.70%) Firewall
5 70 (15.38%) LAN
6 62 (13.63%) VPN
7 51 (11.21%) WAN
8 39 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 31 (6.81%) VoIP
10 29 (6.37%) VLAN
11 28 (6.15%) Wireless
12 19 (4.18%) NetScaler
13 18 (3.96%) iSCSI
14 17 (3.74%) IPv4
15 15 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (3.08%) NAS
16 14 (3.08%) Ethernet
17 8 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.76%) Network Security
18 7 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.66%) Informix
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.44%) DB2
8 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.44%) MySQL
8 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.22%) MS Access
9 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (10.77%) Finance
2 14 (3.08%) Publishing
3 11 (2.42%) Law
4 8 (1.76%) Legal
4 8 (1.76%) Advertising
5 5 (1.10%) Back Office
6 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (14.95%) Architect
2 67 (14.73%) Analyst
3 56 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 45 (9.89%) Consultant
6 38 (8.35%) IT Support
7 36 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (6.59%) Support Analyst
10 27 (5.93%) Technical Architect
10 27 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (5.27%) Citrix Architect
12 21 (4.62%) Project Manager
13 20 (4.40%) Technical Support
14 18 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
14 18 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (3.52%) Service Analyst
16 15 (3.30%) Help Desk Support
17 14 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 14 (3.08%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.32%) COM
2 3 (0.66%) .NET
3 2 (0.44%) Web Services
3 2 (0.44%) XML
3 2 (0.44%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.22%) RESTful
4 1 (0.22%) J2EE
4 1 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.01%) Clustering
3 25 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.62%) Thin Client
4 21 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.08%) FlexPod
7 10 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.98%) Replication
9 8 (1.76%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.10%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.66%) Life Science
12 3 (0.66%) CMDB
12 3 (0.66%) BYOD
13 2 (0.44%) User Experience
13 2 (0.44%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 350 (76.92%) Windows
2 103 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 85 (18.68%) Windows 7
6 55 (12.09%) Windows XP
7 35 (7.69%) Linux
8 31 (6.81%) Windows 8
9 22 (4.84%) UNIX
10 20 (4.40%) Android
11 13 (2.86%) Solaris
11 13 (2.86%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.42%) AIX
13 8 (1.76%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.76%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.54%) NetWare
15 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.88%) ITIL
2 71 (15.60%) Migration
3 35 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 24 (5.27%) Business Continuity
5 22 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 19 (4.18%) Project Management
7 17 (3.74%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (3.52%) Service Management
9 15 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.08%) Problem Management
11 13 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 13 (2.86%) Server Building
12 11 (2.42%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (2.42%) Load Balancing
13 10 (2.20%) CRM
13 10 (2.20%) Asset Management
13 10 (2.20%) Infrastructure Management
14 9 (1.98%) Server Hardening
14 9 (1.98%) Change Control
15 8 (1.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.60%) SQL
2 30 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.08%) VBScript
3 14 (3.08%) C
4 13 (2.86%) VB
5 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.88%) C#
7 3 (0.66%) Java
8 2 (0.44%) PHP
8 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (15.60%) MCSE
3 61 (13.41%) Citrix Certification
3 61 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 50 (10.99%) CCA
5 40 (8.79%) MCITP
6 38 (8.35%) Security Cleared
7 36 (7.91%) Degree
8 30 (6.59%) SC Cleared
9 29 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (6.37%) CCNA
10 23 (5.05%) MCSA
10 23 (5.05%) CCEE
11 17 (3.74%) NCDA
12 13 (2.86%) MCP
13 11 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.42%) CCIA
14 10 (2.20%) MCSD
15 9 (1.98%) CCNP
15 9 (1.98%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.66%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) GMP
5 1 (0.22%) GLP
System Software
1 214 (47.03%) Active Directory
2 212 (46.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (25.27%) XenApp
4 109 (23.96%) XenDesktop
5 69 (15.16%) Hyper-V
6 53 (11.65%) vSphere
7 43 (9.45%) XenServer
8 40 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (4.40%) VMware ESX
10 14 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (2.20%) vCloud
12 9 (1.98%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.32%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.10%) NFS
14 5 (1.10%) Xen
15 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 42 (9.23%) SCCM
2 22 (4.84%) WSUS
3 15 (3.30%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.76%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.32%) SCOM
6 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.66%) OVSD
6 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.66%) Nagios
6 3 (0.66%) OpenView
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.44%) MOM
7 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.22%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.22%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.22%) Legato
8 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 318 (69.89%) VMware
2 235 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 142 (31.21%) Cisco
4 83 (18.24%) NetApp
5 80 (17.58%) HP
6 35 (7.69%) AppSense
7 32 (7.03%) Oracle
8 29 (6.37%) EMC
9 25 (5.49%) Juniper
10 19 (4.18%) Symantec
11 17 (3.74%) CheckPoint
11 17 (3.74%) Dell
12 16 (3.52%) Veeam
13 13 (2.86%) Avaya
14 11 (2.42%) Meraki
15 10 (2.20%) IBM
16 9 (1.98%) SAP
16 9 (1.98%) SolarWinds
17 8 (1.76%) McAfee
18 7 (1.54%) Apple
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